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What is NPIF Maven Equity Finance?
Your next source of funding.
Equity finance is widely accepted as an important ingredient for innovative and fast growth businesses at all stages.
A simple alternative to bank finance, the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) is transforming the financial landscape for smaller businesses across the Northern Powerhouse.
NPIF Maven Equity Finance is helping to build a vibrant and sustainable venture capital community in the North. At Maven, we work collaboratively with your company to provide dedicated support and guidance, tailoring our approach to tackle specific barriers small businesses face.
The Fund is designed for small businesses that need equity finance to grow and can invest between £50,000 - £2 million.
To be eligible for NPIF Maven Equity Finance a business:
- Have a material part of its operations in the Northern Powerhouse region
- Have fewer than 250 full-time employees
- A turnover of less than £42m per annum.
To appraise a funding application Maven would expect to receive a range of information, some of which will be readily available and some of which the Maven team will work with you to build.
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How to apply
To help us assess your application for funding please include the following details in your business plan:
The Northern Powerhouse Region
With a primary focus on supporting businesses across the North West, NPIF Maven Equity Finance can invest in companies based in:
- Liverpool City Region
- Cheshire and Warrington
- York, North Yorkshire and East Riding
- Sheffield City Region
- Tees Valley
- Leeds City Region
- The Humber
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